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Norwegian Christmas Cruise package - 8 nights

Enjoy a traditional Norwegian Christmas on one of the authentic Hurtigruten ships, with the picturesque coastal town of Bergen, the scenic Art Noveau town of Alesund, the historic town of Trondheim, the beautifully located Arctic towns of Bodo and Tromso. Northern lights evening trip included in Tromso. Overnight stays in Bergen, Tromso & Oslo.

Optional: You can add nights and exciting Northern lights trips in Tromso & land excursions en route

Cruise package starting in Bergen & finishing in Oslo. Duration 8 nights, 4 nights onboard. Individual/unescorted trip. Read more:

Bryggen wharf Bergen. Photo Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway

Overnight in Bergen

Dec 21/22. Individual arrival to Bergen. Check in at a centrally located 4* hotel. Spend 1 night in Bergen

 

Departures and ships:

Dec 21: MS Spitsbergen

Dec 22: MS Nordlys

Christmas in Bergen. Photo Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway

Evening cruise departure

Spend the day at leisure in Bergen before the evening departure with one of the authentic Hurtigruten ships. Cruise departure at 22:30. Spend 4 nights onboard.

 

All meals are included during the cruise; Buffet breakfast, buffet lunch & 3 course dinner (food only)

Winter in Alesund. Photo Terje Borud/Innovation Norway

Alesund - the Art Nouveau town

Arrival to the picturesque Alesund at noon. Spend 3 hours at leisure before the ship sails towards the coastal towns of Molde and Kristiansund.

The historic Trondheim. Photo Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway

Trondheim - the historic town

Cruising into the wide Trondheimfjord to the picturesque, historic city of Trondheim. Spend the time at leisure in the city, or take an optional sightseeing tour. You can visit the Nidaros cathedral; Norway's only cathedral and the picturesque old bridge Gamle Bybro taking you to the authentic Bakklandet with the tiny, wooden houses.

Lofoten Islands. Photo Stockshots.no/Innovation Norway

Bodo & Lofoten Islands

Crossing the Arctic Circle to Bodo, with a few hours to explore the city. Then on to the Lofoten Islands with calls at the fishing villages of Stamsund & Svolvaer in the evening.

 

 Twilight in Tromso. Photo Bard Loken/Destinasjon Tromso

Vesteralen Islands & Tromso

Arrival in Tromso at 14:30, check in at a centrally located hotel. Spend 2 nights in Tromso

 

Enjoy an exotic Aurora safari in the evening: you will be picked up in the centre of Tromso for a Northern Lights chase by bus. Five base stations are set up at different locations, and the best one for the evening is chosen, depending on the weather reports. Each base has its own local English speaking guide, a warm shelter and camp fire. Northern lights film shown on the bus. Warm clothes, light evening meal & transfers included.

 Dog sledge in Tromso. Photo by Terje Rakke, Nordic life/Innovation Norway

Tromso 

Spend a full day at leisure in Tromso, or choose from our selection of optional day time or evening excursions, like Dog sledding, Reindeer sledge & Northern lights dinner cruise

 

Prices & booking of the optional excursions will appear during the tour booking process

  

 

Winter in Oslo. Photo Frits Solvang/VisitOslo

Tromso - Oslo 

Flight to Oslo.

Overnight at the centrally located 4* Bristol hotel (or similar) or at an airport hotel at your choice. Spend 1 night in Oslo.

The tour finishes after breakfast on day 9

 

Optional: Add nights in Oslo


The Vigeland Park Photo Nancy Bundt / Visit Oslo

Sights in Oslo

We suggest a visit to the spectacular Oslo Opera House, designed by  the Norwegian firm Snohetta, opened in April 2008. The Opera House won the culture award at the World Architecture Festival in Barcelona in October 2008 and the 2009 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture (Mies van der Rohe award).

You can also visit the Vigeland Sculpture Park, with the famous "Sinnataggen" (angry boy), located in the scenic Frogner park, easily accessible by tram from the centre of Oslo.

Visit the Edvard Munch Museum, with the famous "Skrik" (scream) and several of his most famous paintings. You will also find Edvard Munch's paintings in the National Gallery.

The amazing Astrup Fearnley Museum of contemporary Art, designed by the famous Italian architect Renzo Piano -  has added a new Architectural masterpiece to Oslo, centrally located at the waterfront Tjuvholmen. The museum opened in September 2012

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